Vantage Version 1.1

On August 23rd 2012, Vantage 1.1 (our WordPress directory theme) was released. This is a major release and upgrading is highly recommended. It includes several new features and enhancements. Fixed 108 tickets total.

Upgrade Information

Use the AppThemes Updater Plugin to automatically update the theme, or visit and click on My Account to download the updated version.


  • Improved Location Search which now calculates a default radius from the location search term used.
  • Dashboard now lists a listing as infinite when there is no duration.
  • Made many backend columns sortable.
  • Removed ‘va_upload_mimes’ filter.
  • Added current menu item styling.
  • Removed the rolodex image when a custom header image is uploaded and used.
  • Category lists, in the menu and the category page, now show up alphabetically instead of the order in which the were entered.
  • Lock category selection for existing listings.
  • Added AppThemes’s Wrapping Support.
  • Featured listings will now paginate correctly on the front page/categories pages.
  • Listings with 0 duration no longer expire.
  • Many CSS fixes and improvements.


  • Added class and ids to custom fields on a single listing page.
  • PDF Uploads are now available in custom forms.
  • Added the ability for users to favorite listings, which will add them to a list in their dashboard.
  • Pricing Plans which offer multiple pricing options to be offered, and are connected to categories.
  • Automatic Updates via the AppThemes Updater plugin.
  • Added option to show ShareThis on blog posts and listings.
  • Add tooltips to admin settings.
  • Added comments hooks.
  • Added many AppThemes Hooks from our general API.
  • Added new permalink options for many of Vantage’s pages.
  • Added new listing gallery manager metabox.
  • Added Social connect plugin compatibility.
  • Added Support for 3.4 flexible sized header images.
  • Added the ability for users to claim listings that have been marked as claimable by the admin and to moderate claimed listings.
  • Added an Upgrade button to the edit listing page.
  • Added ability to sort featured listings on home page by oldest, newest, or random.
  • Removed ability to accept listings from the front end. Listings must be moderated in the back.
  • Remote attachments and featured images will now correctly be imported and set.
  • Owner can reply to their listing’s reviews.
  • Added a new Payments menu for items having to do with checkout.
  • Added Live Customizer Support for Color Scheme.
  • Added option to set the number of listings per page.
  • Added featured thumbnail to backend listing table.
  • Added the ability to turn on/off certain addons, as well as set their duration.
  • Removed example functionality in child theme.
  • Use help tips in admin instead of help tabs.

Files Modified

Modified    archive-listing.php
Modified    comments.php
Modified    content-listing-expired.php
Modified    content-listing.php
Modified    dashboard-setup.php
Modified    form-listing.php
Modified    form-login.php
Modified    form-registration.php
Modified    framework
Modified    functions.php
Modified    includes/admin-bar.php
Modified    includes/admin/admin.css
Modified    includes/admin/admin.php
Modified    includes/admin/settings.php
Modified    includes/categories.php
Modified    includes/core.php
Modified    includes/custom-forms.php
Modified    includes/dashboard.php
Modified    includes/emails.php
Modified    includes/featured.php
Modified    includes/images.php
Modified    includes/listing-form.php
Modified    includes/options.php
Modified    includes/payments.php
Modified    includes/template-tags.php
Modified    includes/utils.php
Modified    includes/widgets.php
Modified    index.php
Modified    page.php
Modified    reviews-listing.php
Modified    scripts/listing-edit.js
Modified    scripts/scripts.js
Modified    sidebar-dashboard.php
Modified    single-listing.php
Modified    single.php
Modified    style.css
Modified    styles/blue.css
Modified    styles/gray.css
Modified    styles/green.css
Modified    styles/navy.css
Modified    styles/orange.css
Modified    styles/pink.css
Modified    styles/purple.css
Modified    styles/red.css
Modified    vantage-child/archive-listing.php
Modified    vantage-child/functions.php
Added	    claim-listing.php
Added	    content-claimed-listing.php
Added	    dashboard-claimed-listings.php
Added	    dashboard-favorites.php
Added	    examples/listings-with-attachments.csv
Added	    images/add-fave.png
Added	    images/faves.png
Added	    images/file-excel.png
Added	    images/file-image.png
Added	    images/file-other.png
Added	    images/file-pdf.png
Added	    images/file-word.png
Added	    images/processing.gif
Added	    images/remove-fave.png
Added	    images/vantage-logo.png
Added	    includes/admin/featured.php
Added	    includes/admin/listing-list.php
Added	    includes/admin/listing-single.php
Added	    includes/admin/pricing.php
Added	    includes/admin/scripts/listing-edit.js
Added	    includes/customizer.php
Added	    includes/favorites.php
Added	    includes/files.php
Added	    includes/listing-activate.php
Added	    includes/listing-purchase.php
Added	    includes/listing-status.php
Added	    includes/payments
Added	    includes/views.php
Added	    order-summary.php
Added	    purchase-listing-existing.php
Added	    purchase-listing-new.php
Added	    purchase-listing.php
Added	    styles/jqueryui/images/ui-bg_flat_0_aaaaaa_40x100.png
Added	    styles/jqueryui/images/ui-bg_flat_75_ffffff_40x100.png
Added	    styles/jqueryui/images/ui-bg_glass_55_fbf9ee_1x400.png
Added	    styles/jqueryui/images/ui-bg_glass_65_ffffff_1x400.png
Added	    styles/jqueryui/images/ui-bg_glass_75_dadada_1x400.png
Added	    styles/jqueryui/images/ui-bg_glass_75_e6e6e6_1x400.png
Added	    styles/jqueryui/images/ui-bg_glass_95_fef1ec_1x400.png
Added	    styles/jqueryui/images/ui-bg_highlight-soft_75_cccccc_1x100.png
Added	    styles/jqueryui/images/ui-icons_222222_256x240.png
Added	    styles/jqueryui/images/ui-icons_2e83ff_256x240.png
Added	    styles/jqueryui/images/ui-icons_454545_256x240.png
Added	    styles/jqueryui/images/ui-icons_888888_256x240.png
Added	    styles/jqueryui/images/ui-icons_cd0a0a_256x240.png
Added	    styles/jqueryui/jquery-ui.css
Deleted	    includes/controllers.php
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